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A forgotten crime in Mayville

Published 06/20/2009, Grand Forks Herald

A woman interested in family history strolled through a cemetery in Mayville, N.D., not long ago, looking for information on ancestors. Instead, she came across the pocked and fading but still legible gravestone for Even Paulson, a young Norwegian immigrant who had become a police officer in Mayville and — according to the grave marker — was killed in the line of duty in 1893.

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